Indian Cabbage Salad (Hara Salaad)

Indian Cabbage Salad (Hara Salaad) Recipe
Photo: Jan Smith
Think of this as a sweet-sour Indian version of coleslaw. Tamarind paste and palm sugar can be found in Asian markets. Substitute brown sugar for palm sugar, if desired.


8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 71
Caloriesfromfat 7 %
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 15.3 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Calcium 90 mg


1/2 cup whole pitted dates, chopped
1 (16-ounce) package cabbage-and-carrot coleslaw
2 tablespoons hot water
1 1/2 teaspoons tamarind paste
1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tablespoon packed palm sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt


Combine pitted dates and coleslaw in a large bowl.

Combine hot water and tamarind paste in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Stir in yogurt, sugar, and salt. Pour over cabbage mixture; toss well. Chill 30 minutes.


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